Mould is one of the leading causes of indoor air pollution in Australia, estimated to affect a third of existing homes. It is quick to spread during wet periods and takes root in damp, moisture-filled areas. Mould spreads by releasing particles into the air called spores. When inhaled, these harmful spores can trigger a range of symptoms upon exposure, including allergic reactions and asthma attacks in some people.
If you're after an air purifier designed specially for mould we recommend looking at the following models which each include high-capacity carbon filters with kilograms of activated carbon.
How do InovaAir Air Purifiers purify Mould from indoor air?
Air purifiers with high efficiency HEPA filters are able to filter mould spores from indoor air. Mould spores range in size between 1 and 5 microns, and medical-grade H13 HEPA are certified to filter 99.95% efficiency @ 0.3 microns. All InovaAir air purifiers contain H13 HEPA filters, for further information, read our blog on "the facts about HEPA filters in air purifiers"
Activated Carbon Filters
When filtering mould, activated carbon filters are extremely important as they remove microbial volatile organic compounds (MVOC's). Basically, these are chemicals produced by the mould, this is what you are smelling when you smell a musty odour in your home.
InovaAir air purifiers use high-capacity activated carbon filters for filtering MVOC's from the air. When it comes to carbon filters the more the better, higher amounts of carbon result in more air contact time for the carbon to adsorb chemicals & odours.